Interesting facts about the triceratops include that these massive creatures lived approximately 65 million years ago during the Cretaceous period, and its scientific name is Triceratops horridus. These animals were herb... More »

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Fun facts about dinosaurs for kids start with the name "dinosaur." This name means "terrible lizard" and comes from the Greek language. They walked the earth for 160 million years during the Mesozoic Era, the Age of Dino... More »

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Asia is the largest and most populous continent, and facts about it are innumerable. The continent makes up 8.7 percent of the world's surface area and 29.5 percent of its total land area. More »

Triceratops regularly reached up to 30 feet tall and weighed over 11,000 pounds, though many specimens are estimated to have weighed more than 16,000 pounds. For comparison, adult African elephants stand up to 13 feet ta... More »

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The largest river in New England, River Connecticut, gave the state its name. Connecticut comes from the Mohegan Native American word, "Quinnehtukqut" that means "Long River Place" or "Beside the Tidal River." More »

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An interesting fact about Arizona is that the name originated from two separate Papago Indian words, one meaning "young spring" and the other "little spring." More interesting facts about Arizona are listed at Atozkidsst... More »

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One interesting fact about zoology is that a zoologist can travel to remote locations to do field work. They may travel to deserts, remote mountainous locations or spend months at sea aboard a research ship. More »